EXPT 9 Dehydration

Allow the apparatus to cool to room temperature if

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Unformatted text preview: mperature. If there is a water layer in the receiving flask, remove it with a transfer pipet. Dry the organic layer over anhydrous sodium sulfate and decant or pipet the product into a clean, dry sample bottle (with a cap). Weigh the product and calculate the percent yield of the reaction. Run an IR on the product. Perform the unsaturation test described below. Test for Unsaturation (bromination): Add approximately 20 drops of methylene chloride to three small test tubes. Add 2 drops of the bromine test reagent (2% Br2 in CH2Cl2) to each test tube with mixing. Immediately add 2 drops of cyclohexanol to one test tube, 2 drops of stock cyclohexene to the second test tube and 2 drops of your product to the third test tube. Record the immediate results....
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2012 for the course CHE 301 taught by Professor Lucy during the Spring '12 term at VCU.

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